Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers

Journalist Bill Moyers is the managing editor of Moyers & Company and BillMoyers.com. His previous shows on PBS included NOW with Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers Journal. Over the past three decades he has become an icon of American journalism and is the author of many books, including Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues, Moyers on Democracy, and Bill Moyers: On Faith & Reason.He was one of the organizers of the Peace Corps, a special assistant for Lyndon B. Johnson, a publisher of Newsday, senior correspondent for CBS News and a producer of many groundbreaking series on public television. He is the winner of more than 30 Emmys, nine Peabodys, three George Polk awards and is the author of three best-selling books.

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Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 11:45am
Obamacare: The Right Wing’s Alamo
As Republican members of Congress demand apologies and administration officials dutifully offer up mea culpas for the botched Obamacare rollout, Bill wonders, wouldn’t it be fair to expect just a morsel of apology from the right as well?
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Friday, October 25, 2013 - 3:15pm
The Lies That Will Kill America
Here in Manhattan the other day, you couldn’t miss it — the big bold headline across the front page of the tabloid New York Post , screaming one of those sick, slick lies that are a trademark of Rupert Murdoch’s right-wing media empire. There was Uncle Sam, brandishing a revolver and wearing a burglar’s mask.
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Friday, October 18, 2013 - 12:15pm
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus – Campaign Cash
If you want to see how grossly money can distort democracy, just go to the state of Virginia, where there are no limits on how big a check can be written for statewide office.
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Monday, October 7, 2013 - 3:30pm
On the Sabotage of Democracy
BILL MOYERS: And now to the people who refuse to let democracy work. The people who hate government so much they’ve shut it down. Unable to abide by the results of democracy when they don’t win, they turned on it.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 1:30pm
Pro Football’s Unsportsmanlike Conduct
When Thomas Jefferson wrote that all men are created equal, his Monticello farm team was obviously not what he had in mind.
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Monday, July 22, 2013 - 3:00pm
Mr. President, Have Pity on the Working Man
And you thought the government didn’t have a jobs program. It does. The problem is that the pay and benefits are lousy, and in many cases the working conditions ain’t so great either.
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Monday, May 20, 2013 - 2:45pm
Enabling Greed Makes US Sick
At the end of a week that reminds us to be ever vigilant about the dangers of government overreaching its authority, whether by the long arm of the IRS or the Justice Department, we should pause to think about another threat — from too much private power obnoxiously intruding into public life.
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Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 9:15am
Don’t Shoot – Organize!
We were struck this week by one response to our broadcast last week on gun violence and the Newtown school killings. A visitor to the website wrote, “It is interesting to me that Bill Moyers, who every week describes the massive levels of corruption in our government… [and] the advocates for gun control, don't understand that we who own guns in part own them to be sure that when our government becomes so corrupt we have guns to do something about it.”
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Friday, May 3, 2013 - 2:15pm
Sandy Hook Promise: There Will Be Change
This week, we spent time with Francine and David Wheeler , parents of six-year-old Ben Wheeler, one of the 20 children and six educators shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Francine and David moved from New York City to Newtown to raise a family somewhere safe.
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Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 8:15am
Do-Nothing Congress Gives Inertia a Bad Name
If you want to see why the public approval rating of Congress is down in the sub-arctic range — an icy 15 percent by last count — all you have to do is take a quick look at how the House and Senate pay worship at the altar of corporations, banks and other special interests at the expense of public aspirations and need.
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